Labour Yemen rebels support slaughter to provoke Corbyn – and he has to take the bait

Posted: November 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

The SKWAWKBOX

It’s been an awful few days for supporters of the Labour party as a genuine alternative to the Tories. Or for any human being with a heart, for that matter.

Almost 100 Labour MPs (not 100 or 102 as you may have read, since a handful of those who didn’t vote were absent because of serious illness or family situations, including Corbyn loyalists on the front bench) rebelled against their party to vote against a Labour parliamentary motion put forward by Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry for the withdrawal of support for the Saudi-led coalition that has been targeting schools, hospitals and rescue services in Yemen, costing thousands of civilian lives.

The vote was lost by fewer than 100 votes.

Those Labour MPs have made themselves responsible for further deaths of innocents – according to the papers, simply in order to undermine Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. But it goes further…

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